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Arts events
For the week of Sept. 10-16
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This week

"Lollipop, Lollipop," Oakwood. Works by Didi Dunphy Lou Kregel and Carol John. Through Sept. 24, with reception at noon Sept. 24; Roy C. Moore Art Gallery, Gainesville State College, 3820 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood. Free. 678-717-3707.  

Art exhibitions, Atlanta.  Exhibits by wood sculptor Duncan Johnson and videographers Monica Duncan and Neil Fried. Through Oct. 17, with reception from 7 to 9 p.m. today; Marcia Wood Gallery, 263 Walker St. SW, Atlanta. Free.

"Bodner," Atlanta. Paintings by Gary Bodner. Through September, with reception from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday; Anne Irwin Fine Art, 25D Bennett St., Atlanta. 404-352-1855.

Kiln openings, Clarkesville. Watch potters Cindy Angliss and Benjamin McElhany take new work from the kiln or get a studio tour. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, noon to 6 p.m. Sunday and Oct. 2-4, Oct. 23-25, Nov. 13-15 and Dec. 4-6; Hickory Flat Pottery, 13664 Ga. 197 N, Clarkesville. 706-947-0030 or cindy@hickoryflatpottery.com

The Art of Self-Promotion and Presentation, Gainesville. Brenau University art and design faculty teach how to interview and create a good portfolio; open to high school students, teachers and parents. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. 770-536-2575.

SNCA School of Visual Art Summer Exhibition, Sautee. Various media created this summer at the Sautee Nacoochee Center along with work created in France by the Sautee Sojourn Art Students. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, with reception 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday; Community Hall, Sautee Nacoochee Center, 283 Ga. 255 N., Sautee. 706-878-3300.

Mossy Creek Pottery Show, Cleveland. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Mossy Creek Campground, Ga. 254, Cleveland. aboswell@windstream.net.

Animal show and sale, Dahlonega. Animal-themed artwork. Dahlonega Arts Council. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Sunday, Olde Cannery Arts Center, 61 Enota St., Dahlonega.

Mountain Laurel Quilter's Guild meeting, Clarkesville. "Jump Start Christmas — Sharing Fast and Fun Quilted Christmas Ideas." 1 p.m. Tuesday, Clarkesville United Methodist Church fellowship hall, 1131 Washington St., Clarkesville. 706-778-5944.

Upcoming

Collecting Fine Art Photography/Lecture, Gainesville. Robert Yellowlees, founder of Lumiere Gallery in Atlanta, will speak on photography as fine art. 7 p.m. Sept. 23, Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. 770-536-2575.

Artist talk with photographer Nancy Floyd. 6 p.m. Sept. 24, Simmons Visual Arts Center, Brenau University, 200 Boulevard, Gainesville. Free. 770-534-6263.

Opening receptions for art exhibits, Gainesville. "Animal Within," "She's Got a Gun" and Robert Rauschenberg: In Remembrance." 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sept. 24, Simmons Visual Arts Center, Brenau University, 200 Boulevard, Gainesville. Free. 770-534-6263.

"Andrew Eccles: Photography," Dahlonega. Eccles' portraits and performance shots of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre members. Sept. 24-Oct. 22, with reception from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 1; Bob Owens Art Gallery, North Georgia College & State University, 82 College Circle, Dahlonega. 706-867-2746 or ajpozzi@ngcsu.edu.

"The Man Show," Sautee. Featuring six male artists. Sept. 24-Nov. 7, with reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 24; The Upstairs Gallery at InsideOut Sautee, 2454 Ga. 17, Sautee. 706-878-0144.

"Ladies of the Lake Love Apples," Clarkesville. Art tour with apple theme; apples, apple cider, apple treats and apple recipes will be available. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 26. Galleries along Ga. 197: Hickory Flat Pottery, 13664 Ga. 197 N., Clarkesville; Cottage Garden Furniture, 15729 Ga. 197 N, Clarkesville; and Burton Gallery, 150 Burton Dam Road, Clarkesville. Free. 706-947-0030 or cindy@hickoryflatpottery.com.

Photographer's Pot Luck, Gainesville. Bring a dish to share and meet other art enthusiasts. 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 6, Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. $5; free for Quinlan members. 770-536-2575.

"Northeast Georgia Folk Art," Gainesville. Gainesville. Oct. 6-Nov. 5, Roy C. Moore Gallery of Art, Gainesville State College, 3820 Mundy Mill Road, Gainesville. Free. bsale@gsc.edu.

Meaders Pottery Face Jug Festival, Cleveland. Including Clete Meaders, David Meaders, Steve Turpin, Dwayne Crocker, Roger Corn, Wayne Hewell, Shelby West and Jeff Standridge. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 10, 2444 Tesnatee Gap Valley Road, Cleveland. $5 adults, free for age 14 and younger. 404-597-6679 or stacy@meaderspottery.net.

"Found Objects," Gainesville. Artists Loren Schwerd, Donna Mintz and Pam Longobardi will display works made from discarded items. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday Oct. 27-Dec. 11, Brenau University, Simmons Visual Arts Center, 200 Boulevard, Gainesville. Free. 770-534-6263.

Ongoing

"Large Hadron Collision: New Works by Matt Rebholz," Dahlonega. Printmaking exhibit. Through Sept. 17, Bob Owens Art Gallery, North Georgia College & State University, 82 College Circle. Dahlonega. 706-867-2746 or ajpozzi@ngcsu.edu.

"Secrets," Sautee. Watercolors by Gail Watson, oil paintings by Anita Elder and oils and acrylics by Jacalyn Shamblee. Through Sept. 20, The Center Gallery and Gallery Too, Sautee Nacoochee Center, 283 Ga. 255 N., Sautee. Free. 706-878-3300.  

"The Animal Within," Gainesville. Ceramic sculptures incorporating animal imagery. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday through Oct. 11, with opening reception 6:30-8 p.m. Sept. 24, Simmons Visual Arts Center, 200 Boulevard, Gainesville. Free. 770-534-6263.

"She's Got a Gun," Gainesville. Artist Nancy Floyd. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday through Oct. 11, with artist talk and opening reception 6 p.m. Sept. 24. Simmons Visual Arts Center, 200 Boulevard, Gainesville. Free. 770-534-6263.

"In Remembrance," Gainesville. Pop artist Robert Rauschenberg. 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday through Nov. 1, John S. Burd Center for Performing Arts, 429 Academy St., Gainesville. Free. 770-534-6263.

Fall Photography Invitational, Gainesville. Exhibition highlighting photography by Georgia artists. Through Oct. 10, Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. 770-536-2575. 

“Lord Love You: Works by R.A. Miller from the Mullis Collection,” Athens. A collection of 83 pieces by Rabbittown artist R.A. Miller, curated by the Georgia Museum of Art. Exhibit through Oct. 24; opening reception: 6-8 p.m. Saturday. Lyndon House Arts Center, 293 Hoyt St., Athens. 706-613-3623.

Cleveland Arts Instruction Series, Cleveland. Yonah Art Guild. Various dates and media. For more information, contact Donna at 706-969-1446 or donnareadfeather@hotmail.com.

Art and Antique Festival, Commerce. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. first Saturdays and Sundays, Commerce Crossing, Pottery Factory Drive, Commerce. 706-335-6352.

Folk Pottery display, Sautee. A 4-gallon jar on loan from the High Museum of Art, considered the oldest known piece of folk pottery from Northeast Georgia, will be on display through December. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays, Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georgia, 283 Ga. 255 N., Sautee. $5 adults, $4 seniors, $2 children. 706-878-3300.

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